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Partner, Head of Employment Law

Stuart Robertson

Stuart attended The High School of Glasgow and studied law at the University of Strathclyde. He qualified as a solicitor in 1991 and has been a partner in three leading commercial legal firms in Edinburgh Glasgow and Aberdeen during his legal career.

Stuart is head of the Employment Law department at Gilson Gray LLP and has 29 years' of experience acting for a range of clients including FTSE 100 companies, global oil and gas companies, national construction companies, public sector organisations and SME businesses. In addition, Stuart regularly acts for legal and accountancy firms in Scotland.
Stuart advises clients in relation to all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law. He advises and represents clients at Employment Tribunals and Employment Appeal Tribunals in matters ranging from unfair dismissal and whistleblowing to discrimination and equal pay. He also advises companies regarding the employment law elements of business mergers, acquisitions and restructuring.
Stuart is a member of the Law Society of Scotland, a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.
Stuart is presently Convenor of the Law Society of Scotland Accreditation Panel for Discrimination Law and a member of the Law Society of Scotland Diversity and Equality Committee. He is accredited by Scotland’s leading mediation provider, Core Mediation, as a mediator.
His interests include sport and playing guitar. He has recently started to take formal guitar lessons after 40 years of playing.

Stuart is presently Convenor of the Law Society of Scotland Accreditation Panel for Discrimination Law and a member of the Law Society of Scotland Diversity and Equality Committee. He is accredited by Scotland’s leading mediation provider, Core Mediation, as a mediator. Stuart is a member of the Law Society of Scotland, a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.

Stuart presently acts for clients ranging from global oil and gas companies, national construction companies and legal firms. He advises and represents clients at Employment Tribunals and Employment Appeal Tribunals in matters ranging from unfair dismissal and whistleblowing to discrimination and equal pay. He also advises companies regarding the employment law elements of business mergers, acquisitions and restructuring.

Stuart has a reputation for providing strategic legal advice in a user-friendly manner which clients can understand.